Campaigning news from the North East
Darlington volunteer campaigner, Adele Hawkins-Waterfall, went on BBC Radio Tees on Friday 13 May to raise awareness of the challenges she's faced as a parent with sight loss.
RNIB campaigner Joyce Anderson and members of the Northumberland Low Vision Action Group took Mayor of Morpeth, Councillor Alison Byard, on a blindfold walk to highlight the difficulties people with sight loss face every day.
We’re thrilled to announce that Francesca Di Giorgio has joined the Team as Regional Campaigns Officer for the North East.
South Tyneside Council is backing RNIB’s new accessible health information campaign, encouraging NHS and social care providers to meet the information needs of patients with sight loss in the area.
Volunteer Campaign Coordinator Judith met with Stockton Council officers on 12 October to urge them to tackle street obstructions such as A-boards and wheelie bins.